How can we achieve a better gender balance in the trade?

Hattie Hasan MBE – Founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers – looks at what can be done to achieve balance in an overwhelmingly unbalanced industry: There’s no way in any universe that what we have in skilled trades now could be described as “in balance”. The proportion of women is around 6% where we’re well represented, […]

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Dickies launches new performance range for women

Global workwear brand Dickies is introducing a new Performance Workwear collection for tradeswomen, featuring products designed to provide all-day warmth, comfort and unrestricted movement. Initially launching with eight new products for Winter 2020-21, the collection includes the Dickies Women’s Performance Jacket, a stylish work jacket designed to withstand even the most extreme elements. Well insulated, […]

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"Endorsed by Stopcocks" service makes it easier for customers to find qualified tradeswomen

Stopcocks Women Plumbers has launched a new “Endorsed by Stopcocks” service to make it easier for customers to find qualified tradeswomen. Having made an active decision to use female traders, customers are clearly demanding a ‘one stop-shop’ where they can find women in all trades. “Our customers have busy lives, they want everything to be […]

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